There’s nothing secret about the red rose’s symbolism of love. Valentine’s siku would hardly exist without this bold and dramatic bloom. The ultimate symbol of romantic upendo and enduring passion, the red rose also conveys respect and the creative spirit of love. Representing true upendo stronger than thorns, the red rose is known universally as the lover’s rose.
Representing, humility, purity and innocence, the white rose - often referred to as the bridal rose - is associated with young love. In Scotland, when the white rose bloomed in autumn, it was seen as a token...